This collection consists of the collected papers of A.J. Mann, of New Orleans, LA. Included are typed correspondence, including outgoing carbons, post cards, partially printed personal tax documents from 1926 and 1927, statistical charts on cotton production, photographs, periodicals, reports, drafts of columns, telegrams, clippings and other printed items. A.J. Mann's columns respond to the stock market crash of 1929 and its ongoing effects on the cotton trade and the American economy. Correspondents include Texas cotton traders W.B. ray & Co. and others, Dow, Jones & Co., the Shreveport Times, and the Wall Street Journal.